Likewise, people ask, how do you crochet string?
One may also ask, how do you crochet a string of hearts?
How do you knit a succulent?
You can crochet with everything from baby alpaca yarn to banana silk yarn. However, the three most common yarn choices for beginners are wool, cotton, and acrylic yarn. There are pros and cons to each, although any will be suitable for beginner crocheters.
Crochet thread produces fabric of finer gauge that may be stiffened with starch or, when used with wires, shaped to make petals, leaves, etc. Typically, crochet thread is thinner than yarn, meaning, it is of a smaller gauge, thus yielding finer details.
The most common fiber for crochet thread is cotton, and therefore that is what you are going to find most easily. If you are seeking basic cotton thread then you should be able to find it anywhere that’s selling yarn. However, there are also other types of crochet thread, and those may be tougher to find.